Irfan Khan

Updated 3 years ago | By: Maxabout Team

Irfan Khan is a very talented Bollywood actor. His birth name is Sahabzade Irrfan Ali Khan. But popular among his fans as Irrfan. He was born on January 7, 1967 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He is also known for her work in English movies, Telugu movies, British- Indian movies. He is married to Sutapa Sikdar on February 23, 1995. Couple had two children named Babil and Aryan. He started his acting career in 1988's movie, 'Salaam Bombay' played a role of letter writer in this movie and with a serial “Bharat Ek Khoj” was aired on DD National in 1988. Irfan worked in many TV serials primarily he appeared in DD National's serials like Chandrakanta, AnooGoonj etc. After working in so many successful movies he got his first lead role in Asif Kapadia director British-Indian movie, 'The Warrior'' which was a historical movie. In 2003, he appeared in a movie, 'Maqbool' which is based on Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth'. In 2005, he played his first major role in Bollywood movie, 'Rog' opposite actress Ilene Hamann. In 2004, Irfan Khan received the Filmfare Best Villian Award for 2003's movie Haasil. His 2007's hit movie, 'Metro' garnered him with Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award. He was honored with Padma Shri Award in 2011. He also won National Film Award for Best actor for his movie, 'Paan Singh Tomar'. He worked in some international movies such as 'Life of Pi', 'The Amazing Spider Man' etc. In 2008's blockbuster hit 'Slumdog Millionaire' he played role of Police Inspector which won him Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance.

Fast Facts

Date of Birth November 30, 1962
Full Name Irfan Khan
Marital Status Married
Place of Birth Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Height 6' 0"
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Occupation Actor
Other Names Irfan
Spouse Sutapa Sikdar

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